come here and enjoy the weekend in new orleans. richard, back to you. the first jobs report will be released this morning. analysts predict one employment will stay at 7.8%. tracie potts is live in washington. >> reporter: they are not expecting a lot to change in terms of the unemployment rate but in terms of the number of jobs actually created last month the numbers are all over the place between 75 and 200,000 still not quite enough to get a strong recovery going. now we do know 38,000 more people over the past week applied for unemployment benefits. and so we're seeing some different indicators in terms of what the economy is doing. that debt ceiling vote the senate has approve it, the house already did so we can borrow morgan to pay our bills through may. congress at that point will have to deal with it again. richard? >> tracie potts in washington.